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Gary Owens

Owens in San Diego, 1982
Born Gary Bernard Altman
(1934-05-10)May 10, 1934
Mitchell, South Dakota, U.S.
Died February 12, 2015(2015-02-12) (aged 80)
Encino, California, U.S.
Cause of death Complications of diabetes mellitus
Occupation Disc jockey, voice actor, radio announcer, personality
Years active 1952–2015
Spouse(s) Arleta Markell (m. 1968; his death 2015)
Children 2

I'm not a mean comic, I don't want to turn anybody off – I just want to give a point of view or my take on things that everyone can laugh at.
Gary Owens
Like I always tell people, I don't pander to any audience, but you have to play to your audience.
Gary Owens
Then, when I got in the military, I used to host – even in high school – I hosted the talent shows, and when I was in the military I would host all of our base Christmas parties and stuff.
Gary Owens
My comedy isn't going to solve problems; I'm not that deep.